Today’s Headlines

  • Feds OK $1B L.A. River Plan (LAT)
  • L.A. Public Works Comission Rejects Landbridge (LAT)
  • Will Bikes Bring the Riffraff Through San Marino? (Pasadena Star News)
  • LAX Airplane Pollution Harms Nearby Communities (LAT)
  • Taming A Westside Whirlpool – Bike Lanes on San Vicente/Burton Way (Flying Pigeon)
  • A Photo Tour Of Metro Expo Line Phase 2 Construction (Santa Monica Next)
  • Why the Streetcar Dodgers Name Doesn’t Make Sense for L.A. (CBS)
  • Santa Monica Next and LongBeachize Excited About Open Streets Expansion
  • Walking Helps People Stay Healthy As We Get Older (NYT)
  • Obesity A Global Problem (DN)
  • 15 Reasons To Date A Bicyclist (EHarmony)

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  • davistrain

    The article about sports teams with less-than-brilliant names mentioned the LA Dodgers as on a par with Utah Jazz, because the name originated in Brooklyn when that borough was covered with numerous streetcar lines, and the locals were dubbed “Trolley Dodgers”. As an historical note, when the Dodgers moved to LA in 1958 and took up temporary residence in the Coliseum, Los Angeles still had trolley cars, some of which served the Coliseum. And the last trolley lines in Brooklyn quit in Oct. 1956.